On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1952

Historical Events

  • British Golf Men's Open, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: 3 titles in 4 years for Bobby Locke of South Africa beating Australian Peter Thomson by a stroke

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

General Eisenhower nominated as Republican US presidential candidate

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • John Kettley, English weather forecaster
  • Stephen Lang, American actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman), born in NYC, New York
1952 Highlights

About July 11, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer